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We are at tipping point: Melbourne lockdown extended two weeks

- August 16, 2021 2 MIN READ

The premier Daniel Andrews has said Victoria is at a tipping point as he signalled stronger restrictions and a further two-week extension of Melbourne’s lockdown. The news came as the state recorded 22 new locally acquired transmissions, 14 of which were infectious in the community. “We are seeing too many cases. We are at a… Read more »

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SA to lockdown tonight as Melbourne lockdown extended

- July 20, 2021 3 MIN READ

Premier Daniel Andrews has extended Victoria’s 5-day lockdown for at least another week to July 27, as South Australia premier Steven Marshall announces his state will also go into lockdown for a week from 6pm tonight, July 20. SA to lockdown after new community transmissions identified South Australian Premier Steven Marshall announced a week-long lockdown… Read more »

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Two words: ‘support local’ say Chapel Street businesses

- September 4, 2020 2 MIN READ

Businesses in the Chapel Street precinct are calling for Melbourne residents to ‘support local’ businesses as leaked documents suggested Premier Daniel Andrews was planning to extend stage four lockdowns. While the premier has since come out saying that the documents are out of date, the city’s business owners have launched a campaign to encourage people… Read more »

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Coronavirus update: mental health support for Victorians, QLD zero infections, VIC 471 new diagnoses, unemployement predicted to hit 13 per cent as $9billion shaved from economy

- August 6, 2020 3 MIN READ

The prime minister Scott Morrison has outlined there will be an increased focus on the mental health and wellbeing of Victorians as the city’s capital enters stage four restrictions today. The PM took time out during a cybersecurity press conference to acknowledge the 1000s of Victorians now working from home, thanking them for their commitment… Read more »

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Melbourne’s second lockdown will take a toll on mental health

- July 13, 2020 3 MIN READ

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire are beginning another six weeks of lockdown due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. While this second round of lockdown may bring the case numbers under control, its effects on Victorians’ mental health could be significant. Australians are already experiencing mental health fallout from COVID-19. A prolonged pandemic, and a… Read more »